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Districts (Sanjaks) of the Ottoman Empire in 1900 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you guess all sanjaks and other subdivisions that made up the Ottoman Empire in 1900?
Click on the map to zoom in.
Includes vassal states that were de facto independent. (e.g. Bulgaria)
Vassal states for which the subdivisions are unknown are grayed out (e.g. Samos and Zaidi Imamate). Territories that are nominally part of the Ottoman Empire but annexed by a foreign power are excluded (striped territories - e.g. Egypt. Cyprus, Bosnia, etc.)
(Mostly) according to this map.
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Vilayet of
Adana
Adana
Cebel-i Bereket
İçil
Kozan
Mersin
 
Vilayet of
Adrianople
Adrianople
Dedeağaç
Gallipoli
Gümülcine
Kırklareli
Rodosto
 
Vilayet of
Aleppo
Aleppo
Marash
Urfa
 
Vilayet of
Angora
Angora
Bozok
Çorum
Kayseri
Kırşehir
 
Vilayet of the
Archipelago
Limni
Midilli
Rhodes
Sakiz
 
Vilayet of
Aydın
Aydın
Denizli
Menteşe
Saruhan
Smyrna
 
Vilayet of
Baghdad
Al Diwaniyah
Baghdad
Karbala
Vilayet of
Basra
Amarah
Basra
Kuwait
(Autonomous Kaza)
Muntafiq
Nejd
Qatar
(Autonomous Kaza)
 
Vilayet of
Beirut
Acre
Beirut
Latakia
Nablus
Nazareth
Tripoli
 
Vilayet of
Bitlis
Bitlis
Genç
Muş
Siirt
 
Principality of
Bulgaria
Kyustendil
Lom
Lovech
Pleven
Razgrad
Ruse
Sevlievo
Shumen
Silistra
Sofia
Svishtov
Tran
Varna
Veliko Tarnovo
Vidin
Vratsa
 
Vilayet of
Constantinople
Constantinople
Scutari
Pera
Cretan State
Candia
Chania
Lasithi
Rethymno
Sfakia
 
Vilayet of
Diyarbakır
Arghana
Diyarbakır
Mardin
 
Autonomous Vilayet of
Eastern Rumelia
Burgas
Haskovo
Pazardzhik
Plovdiv
Sliven
Stara Zagora
 
Vilayet of
Erzurum
Bayazit
Erzincan
Erzurum
 
Vilayet of the
Hejaz
Jeddah
Mecca
Medina
 
Hüdavendigâr
Vilayet
Bursa
Ertuğrul
Karahisar-ı Sahip
Karasi
Kütahya
 
Vilayet of
Janina
Avlona
Ergiri
Janina
Preveze
 
Vilayet of
Kastamonu
Bolu
Çankırı
Kastamonu
Sinop
 
Vilayet of
Konya
Antalya
Burdur
Hamidabad
Konya
Niğde
 
Vilayet of
Kosovo
İpek
Novi Pazar
(Occupied by Austria-Hungary)
Pljevlja
(Occupied by Austria-Hungary)
Priştine
Prizren
Üsküp
 
Vilayet of
Mamuretülaziz
Dersim
Malatya
Mamuretülaziz
 
Vilayet of
Manastir
Dibra
Elbasan
Görice
Manastir
Serfiğe
 
Vilayet of
Mosul
Kirkuk
Mosul
Sulaymaniyah
 
Vilayet of
Salonica
Drama
Salonica
Siroz
 
Vilayet of
Scutari
Diraç
Scutari
Vilayet of
Sivas
Amasya
Karahisar-ı Şarki
Sivas
Tokat
 
Vilayet of
Syria
Damascus
Hama
Hauran
Karak
(Mutasarrifate)
 
Vilayet of
Trabzon
Gümüşhane
Lazistan
Samsun
Trabzon
 
Vilayet of
Tripolitania
Benghazi
Fezzan
Jabal al Gharbi
Khoms
Tripoli
 
Vilayet of
Van
Hakkâri
Van
 
Vilayet of
Yemen
Al Hudaydah
Asir
Sana'a
Taiz
 
Independent
Mutasarrifates
Biga
Çatalca
İzmit
Jerusalem
Mount Lebanon
Zor
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Level 55
Feb 10, 2022
Could you accept Kandiye and Heraklion for Sanjak Candia?

And Matalya in Mamuretul Aziz is incorrect. It should be Malatya.

Anyway, this is a great quiz!

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Level 55
Feb 11, 2022
Thanks! Malatya has been fixed and these type-ins have been added.
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Level 62
Dec 16, 2022
Would the Aceh Sultanate make sense to be included in this quiz?